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European Sustainable Energy Week
Today@EUSEW Day 2

Putting consumers and energy efficiency first

Welcome to Day 2 of the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). With a focus on affordability, inclusion, and energy efficiency, today is about putting consumers at the forefront of the energy transition.

On your agenda: Day 2  

Throughout the day, sets of parallel sessions will allow you to explore issues relevant to your work. Here is just a small selection of what is on.   

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9.30 CEST 

11.30 CEST  

16.30 CEST 

18.30 CEST  


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Speaker spotlight 

Over 380 leaders from the energy transition are joining us this year as EUSEW speakers. Here is a taster of who you can expect to hear from today: 

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Paula Pinho

Director, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission

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Yamina Saheb

IPCC Lead Author and Senior Energy Policy Analyst, OpenExp

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Monique Goyens

Director General, The European Consumer Organisation, BEUC

This is EUSEW: our highlights from Day 1 

Here is a selection of just a few key takeaways from the first day at EUSEW.  

Feel like you missed something vital?
All sessions are available to rewatch on our online platform. You can also share your standout moments from EUSEW on social media using #EUSEW2023 to let the community know which ideas you are taking home with you. 


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I will not retire until 2060, so I’m really frustrated when people are talking about solving climate change for our children: it’s our generation that needs to solve the climate crisis and fix our energy system. This is about us.

Emma Wiesner – Member of the European Parliament, European Parliament
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⚡️ Rewatch the session: Opening

It's a fantastic opportunity today to train people and to reduce unemployment. It's not a problem. It's not a loss, it's a gain.

Bertrand Piccard – Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation
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⚡️ Rewatch the session: Debate with Ambassadors

Energy communities could be a potentially super powerful and revolutionary vehicle to transform our energy system. It is important that we envision a future together with people whose future is at stake.

Heleen Schockaert – Project Manager,
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From our media partners 

EUSEW's media partners are committed to offering high-quality reporting about key issues in energy, sustainability, and European policy. 

Make the most of this exclusive community offer from REVOLVE, the award-winning quarterly publication for all things sustainability: 

+30% market growth in 2022! Heat pumps are gaining momentum across Europe as the most energy efficient technology for providing heating and cooling to buildings, and in the process replacing oil and gas as a sustainable solution for providing long-term energy independence for Europe. Discover more about heat pumps, and learn about primary forests, contrails in the sky, planning for droughts, and more in the summer issue of REVOLVE, plus a special guest editorial by EU Energy Commissioner, Kadri Simson. 

This week, EUSEW is also in the media across Europe. Make sure to connect with our trusted EUSEW media partners to remain on top of discussions during and after the event. 


Engage with EUSEW in real time 

Follow  #EUSEW2023  on Twitter to keep your finger on the pulse throughout the week